Enroll in Applied Medical Terminology with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended to help you understand the skills required to achieve
success in healthcare careers. This course has 12 lessons organized into three units, plus three
Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course will cover various topics like communication and professional skills, professional
conduct and safety practices required in healthcare field. You will also learn how to sensitively
interact with culturally diverse people. You also understand how to use technology and math
skill in healthcare industry.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work in the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Identify effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills that are essential in health care.
Analyze critical thinking, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and professional skills essential
for healthcare professional.
Examine the various student organizations that aid in development of healthcare professionals.
Discuss ways to deal with cultural diversity with sensitivity to provide quality healthcare to all ethnic groups.
Examine healthcare delivery systems and access to health care in the United States.
Analyze how technology and precise mathematical calculations are essential in health care.
Examine appropriate procedures for gathering, filing, and reporting information in healthcare facilities.
Discuss health, safety, and environmental safety in the context of health care.